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50 Shades of Grey in Cycling

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The important difference between “get through it” and “let’s do it”

So do yourself a favor. Before your workout do a review of your daily status in terms of relationships, work obligations and creative endeavors. If you feel conflicted or over-obligated in any of these categories, you’re likely going to feel pulled apart and wind up just “getting through” your workout rather than being fully engaged. Continue reading

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On what it means to be a cyclist

By Christopher Cudworth Five years ago there was a great group ride put on by our cycling club, Athletes By Design. It was a controlled pace ride that averaged 20mph. You knew that you’d get a good workout every Wednesday … Continue reading

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Run, it’s cheaper than therapy, and you can beat the Blue Meanies

By Christopher Cudworth As a nail-biting and moody kid from the get-go, I can relate to anyone and everyone who deals with anxiety and depression. Having a physical release can be vital to those who experience the very real challenges … Continue reading

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When is skinny too skinny if you run and ride?

While wading through photos to put in a video for my wife’s Memorial Service this past weekend, it came to pass that I found a picture of myself when I was skinny. Too skinny. As a competitive distance runner I … Continue reading

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Is your running and riding equipment a tool or a toy?

By Christopher Cudworth When you are small and people give you birthday presents made of plastic in the shape of a hammer, screwdriver or wrench, people think it’s cute that a little kid likes to play with toys that look … Continue reading

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Running and riding is for the birds

I not only run and ride, I bird. That is, I’m a birdwatcher. Or in North American parlance, a birder. That’s the acceptable terminology these days for those who seek to identify wild birds in the field, in the city, … Continue reading

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Black ice is the tarsnake of winter for those who run and ride

by Christopher Cudworth One learns through experience that black ice is nothing to take lightly on winter sidewalks and roads. Even springtime running and riding conditions can be treacherous when rain or snowmelt freezes clear and slick to roads and … Continue reading

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